Colour Coded White to Brown, including Short Green.
Courses suitable for all levels of ability and experience - ask for advice at Enquiries, or contact the Organiser if unsure.
electronic punching will be used.
O signposted from the A414 Ongar Road/Greenbury Way roundabout (3 miles). Car parking at Radical Bikes, Blackmore Road, Highwood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3QR, Grid reference TL 627029. Google map.
Please contact the organiser if you are bringing a coach or other large vehicle. Car parking is limited – please car share if possible.
Car park charge £1.
Map Mature deciduous woodland.
1:10,000, 5m contours.
Short Green, Green, Blue and Brown courses will involve a timed-out road crossing.
Access to the start/finish will be via a marshalled road crossing – take care on the road.
Entry on the day only.
Registration in the Car park between 10:00 and 12:30.
Please contact the organiser if you are bringing a large number of competitors. Entry forms for school groups are available here.
Save time and trouble by downloading and filling in your entry form at home. The form is here.
Starts between 10:30 to 13:00. Start times will not be pre-allocated.
Courses close at 14:30 - you must report to the download point by 14:45.
£10 seniors (£8 members of British Orienteering), £4 juniors (under 21) and students.
SI card ('dibber') hire £1.
There will be a £1 car parking charge which will be collected on arrival.
Guidance for beginners available from the Enquiries point in the car park.
Free squash available at download.
Toilets located in car park.
Limited refreshments available for purchase at Download.
First Aid located at Enquiries in car park.
No dogs in the forest due to deer.
Writtle Forest is home to a large herd of fallow deer. These are easily frightened and will run away from you. However, you may find deer charging towards you having been startled by another runner. The best course of action in this case is to step behind a tree, or shout and wave your arms.
|East Anglian Championships||
This event is also the East Anglian Orienteering Championships.
Entry on the day. Please enter for the following courses if you wish to compete in the championships -
|Short Green||M75/80, W65/70/75/80|
Trophies to be presented at approximately 14:30. If you are the current holder of a trophy, please ensure it is engraved, and return it by this event at the latest.
Organiser - Rachel Barford, email@example.com, phone 01245 611616, contact on the day 07505 100403.
Planners - Duncan Harrison.
Controller - Andrew Evans (DFOK).
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